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Foreign Mini comes home for some TLC

January 23, 2019

Here we have been sent a mini all the way from Spain. We are going to strip her right down, make good the chassis and body panels and then full prep and paint her to show standards. Following the strip down we identified a number of rusty areas that require plating and welding to make … Read more

Our Guys at The Classic Car Show Nov 2018

November 20, 2018

Once again this year our guys Andy and John were at the Classic Car Show working away on the ‘Practical Classics Workshop’ stage rebuilding a Riley RMA. Our boys supported the team from Practical Classics in taking this 1951 Riley RMA from a shell to a vehicle that drove off the stage on..

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The E-Type Round Britain Coastal Drive for Prostate Cancer

September 20, 2018

On a cold grey and wet Monday morning in September the 2018 e-Type Round Britain Coastal Tour began. This year they are looking to raise over £70,000.00 for prostate cancer improving on the totals raised in both 2016 and 2017. Our man Andy Waters joined Pete Stant from https://www.sngbarratt.com/u..

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Practical Classics 1000 Mile Reliability Run 2018

April 25, 2018

You have seen this Westminster restoration in previous articles posted as we have worked on the restoration for Practical Classics. You may have even seen us working on it at the NEC Practical Classics Restoration Show where we working on it on the main stage where we took it from a shell and actual..

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Press Release – XK70 Jaguar Festival

April 12, 2018

Why not pop along and see us at XK70 in June 2018    XK70 Jaguar Festival confirms more cars and personalities   Former Jaguar Chairman and Chief Stylist to be guests of honour Le Mans XJ220C joins three Group C racers More historic Jags to be driven at speed up the hill TV presenter Edd &hel..

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Jaguar XK 120 Project

April 12, 2018

We picked this project up following the Jaguar XK Coastal Tour of Britain for prostate cancer that we supported as mobile mechanic for half of the tour. The American owner did not think he would finish the tour until we got our hands on the car sorting out his gearbox and running issues. Not only &h..

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